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The Gambling Addiction Client Workbook

Third Edition


© 2017 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Gambling Addiction Client Workbook is an evidence-based program that uses treatments including motivational enhancement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, skills training, medication, and 12-step facilitation. This workbook walks clients through self-reflective activities and exercises meant to help them recognize the underlying motivations and causes of their gambling addiction and to learn the tools necessary for recovery. The Third Edition of this workbook includes coverage of all 12 steps of recovery. Chapters focused on honesty and relapse prevention as well as a personal recovery plan contribute to client success.

About the Author

Robert R. Perkinson is the clinical director of Keystone Treatment Center in Canton, South Dakota. He is a licensed psychologist; licensed marriage & family therapist; internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor; and a nationally certified gambling counselor and supervisor. In addition to the best-selling The Gambling Addiction Client Workbook, Third Edition, Dr. Perkinson is the author of The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook, Third Edition and Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide, Fifth Edition.

 
Introduction
Honesty  
Meetings  
Higher Power  
Gambling Patient Exercises  
Motivation  
 
Gambling History
 
Honesty for Gamblers
 
Step One for Gamblers
Powerlessness  
Unmanageability  
 
Step Two for Gamblers
A Power Greater Than Ourselves  
 
Step Three for Gamblers
The Moral Law  
The Key to Step Three  
How to Turn It Over  
 
Step Four for Gamblers
Personality Defects  
Physical Liabilities  
Time-Out  
The Way to Recovery  
We Stay on Track Through Action  
Physical Assets  
Mental Assets  
The Autobiography  
 
Step Five for Gamblers
 
Step Six for Gamblers
 
Step Seven for Gamblers
 
Step Eight for Gamblers
 
Step Nine for Gamblers
 
Step Ten for Gamblers
 
Step Eleven for Gamblers
 
Step Twelve for Gamblers
 
Relapse Prevention for Gamblers
Relapse Is a Process  
The Relapse Warning Signs  
Interpersonal Factors  
When You Experience a Warning Sign  
Positive Outcome Expectations  
High-Risk Situations  
How to See Through the First Bet  
Lapse and Relapse  
The Behavior Chain  
How to Cope With Triggers  
How to Cope With Craving  
A Daily Relapse Prevention Plan  
Social Support System  
People Who Can Help You in Recovery  
 
Personal Recovery Plan
Statement of Commitment  
 
Recommendations for a Successful First Year in Recovery
First Day  
First Week  
First Month  
First 3 Months  
First 6 Months  
By the First Year  
Online Recovery Support  
Gamtalk.org  
 
Stress Management
Relaxation  
Day 1  
Day 2  
Day 3  
Day 4  
Day 5  
Day 6  
Day 7  
Exercise  
Exercise Program  
Changing Your Lifestyle  
Problem-Solving Skills  
Developing Pleasurable Activities  
Social Skills  
 
Appendix 1- Daily Craving Record
 
Appendix 2- Pressure Relief Group Meeting and Budget Form
To the Gamblers Anonymous Group  
The Choice Is Yours  
Directions  
To the Creditor  
Budget  
List of Creditors  
Repayment Schedule  
Financial Summary  
 
References
 
About the Author
 
Recovery Journal
Key features
NEW AND KEY FEATURES: 
  • Exercises in all 12-steps are included in the new edition.
  • New photos and cartoons make the text more enjoyable.
  • The text and exercises meet all of the requirements of national and state accrediting bodies.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1


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